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we begin with breaking news from walnut creek. the search is on for a gunman police say shot two people. it happened in walnut creek on ygnacio and oak grove. police are saying to avoid ygnacio valley road westbound at cowell road while they investigate. they're advising to take cowell road to treat to avoid the closure. this picture is from viewer andy lee. we are working to get more information from the scene. tonight we're learning more about the bay area victims and survivors of a deadly rampage in the college town of isla vista. police say elliot rodger is the gunman who killed six people and injured 13 others before apparently shooting himself in the head.
those three newly identified victims are. 20-year-old weihan "david" wang, of fremont, 20-year-old cheng yuan hong and 19-year-old george chen, both of san jose, sheriff's investigators say they believe rodger killed these three victims before going on a shooting rampage friday. another victim from danville was identified yesterday as nick pasichuke. he was struck by rodger's car. we start our team coverage as we head out live. to san jose. that's where george chen called home. kron 4's philippe djegal just finished speaking with a spokesperson of the family. philippe, what is the message for all those grieving tonight? vicki. this community is absolutely stunned right now. in the close to two hours that we've been out here, several neighbors have stopped by this home, asing to speak with 19- year-old george chen's parents and pay their respects.
it appears that the family is just now learning that george was one of the victims. the family spokesperson came outside at around 10 oc'lock and tells me that george was a great guy. she says he was raised in this home. his parents still live here with george's younger brother. we're also told george is a graduate from leland high school down the road and had a bright future. as for his parents. the family spokesperson says they plan on traveling to santa barbara tomorrow to view the body and get answers from law enforcement. live in san jose, philippe djegal, kron four news. we continue our team coverage in fremont where kron 4's dan rubin just spoke to a friend of the family of weihan "david" wang. as the family continues to
mourn their loss. david wang?s mother and father are in a deep state of mourning and were not able to speak to reporters. in their place was emily zhu. who?s a very close family friend. she described for us the moment she heard the news that david was killed. emily said she can?t imagine why anyone would want to hurt david. describing him as a quiet but very kind young man. reporting in fremont, dan rubin, kron four news. as new details emerge in the investigation. we're getting glimpses at the chaos that broke out as shooting victims dove for cover.
kyung lah brings us surveilance video from one of the deadly shooting scenes. a normal friday night at the i- v deli mart check out line when suddenly "i'm scared just looking at the camera. like holy oh, my god." mike hassan's surveillance cameras capturing the moment at his store customers ducking a glass door shattering. while people run one woman tries to reach out to a victim and calls 9-1-1 as bullets fly overhead. the gunman is just outside mere feet away intent on killing. "there's two bullets that came in through the counter." "you can actually see through." holes puncture the walls riddle the glass chunks of counter missing. "that's a bullet fragment." "where did that come from?" "in the back." and the worst of it is too gruesome to show. christopher ross martinez was heading to the deli to get something to eat. the surveillance video shows him running inside.
bullets hit him twice. the u-c-s-b student bleeds to death on the floor as his friends try to keep him alive using c-p-r. "it's very horrible. it's very i saw some of it. i could not finish it. you cannot finish movie out." from the delithe gunman drove to this apartment complex. where ellen cotton recorded the barrage of bullets on her i- phone. "i couldn't even find a word. horrible. sad, just like, i'm still like in shock that this happened here. it was just so random, you know?" : "in the angle that we can't show you, you can see the victim's friends trying to resuscitate him, then trying to comfort him. then, there is that woman who dials 911 and reaches out to the victim, refusing to leave even as the bullets are flying over her head. this deli, a microcosm of humanity and bravery, even in the face of such horror. kyung lah, cnn, isla vista,
california." we're also hearing from one of the survivors in friday's rampage. danville resident nick pasichuke was run over by the gunman as he was riding his long-board down the street. he suffered two broken legs. and had to undergo surgery as a result. pasichuke says it all happened so fast.but he remembers the moment police told him others had also been attacked. for the very latest stay on this developing story. head to
kron 4 dot com. that's where we'll bring you the latest details around the clock as the investigation into the tragedy continues. a two point eight magnitude earthquake hit gilroy tonight the u-s-g-s says it happened at about 9-11 tonight. at least 30 gilroy residents reported feeling light shaking from the quake. and people as far away as salinas and santa cruz also reported feeling the shaking. coming up at kron 4 news at 11. a c-h-p officer seriously hurt after a nasty accident with another vehicle. we take you to the scene. plus. some freeway construction turning into real traffic nightmares for city commuters. why this sunday was especially bad for those using interstate 280.
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a state board wants to overhaul the sex-offender registry system. they say it's too big and complicated. the board wants to make sure the public can tell who is likely to offend again. officials want to make sure high risk offenders. like kidnappers and violent predators. are required to register their whereabouts for life. former california assemblyman john vas-con-cell-os has died. vas-con-cell-os was known for his colorful personality and vision. he served for almost fourty years in state legislature. he died at the age of eighty- two. a former aid says he passed away at his santa clara home. he long chaired the assembly's ways and means committee. santa clara, calif. - former california assemblyman john vasconcellos, a colorful democrat who was considered a visionary and served for 38 years in the state legislature, has died. he was 82. former longtime aide rich robinson says vasconcellos died at his santa clara home yesterday. vasconcellos long chaired the assembly's ways and means committee coming up. we show you the bumps along the rode as city commuters try to get around the i -280 construction mess.
two broken legs in an early morning crash. tonight, kron four's philippe djegal shows us what happened and what may have caused the collision. this mangled c-h-p car in the middle of northbound highway 101 at the todd road exit -- is the end result of a crash, following what started as a routine traffic stop in sonoma county, involving this man, named eric. sot- "i was trying to find my insurance. i couldn't find it at first, so he went back to his car, and then i saw i caught my insurance i looked at it, i was about to go hand him my insurance, then for some reason i didn't do it. i figured i'd just wait." eric says just seconds later, at around eight in the morning, while he was still in his car with his kids and the officer standing outside his patrol car, peering through the passenger side door, looking at his computer -- a loud boom. sot- "i had my kids kind of shaken up, they seemed fine. so i get out, i see the police officer stuck in the car on the door -- he couldnt get out." after smelling and seeing gas spilled on the roadway, eric says he rushed to the patrol car, kicked a door.
then, he and another man helped the officer out of the car. sot- "he woke up he was like whats going on what your name? i was like its okay, i gotta get you outta here -- there's gas leaking." as for the driver of the mitsubishi montero that crashed into the rear of the patrol car. the chp says she's 22-year-old rachel garris of corning. investigators say she suffered moderate injuries -- treated and released from the hospital. drugs and alcohol have been ruled out as factors in the crash, and it doesn't appear she was speeding. the chp says she was headed home from the graton resort and casino in rohnert park before the incident. sot- "they came slowly out of the car, kind of stunned too and um they said that they fell asleep at the wheel, so i don't even know if they tried slamming the breaks or what." rachel garris was not arrested, but this case is still under invesitgation. meanwhile, the chp says the officer will remain in the hospital for the next few days. in santa rosa, philippe djegal, kron four news.
some drivers who decided to stay in town for the long holiday weekend faced a traffic nightmare in downtown san francisco. the 280 freeway was closed southbound, leaving a number of people confused. as kron 4's alecia reid reports, the area surrounding the ballpark was more hectic than usual. nats - harrison, make a left, 280 the 280 south freeway closure affected traffic downtown sanfrancisco. sot - there's so much traffic you can't even get through. it's horrible. sot - it's horrible with people trying to get to the ballpark, and car's leaving little room for each other, there were a lot of close calls. parking control officers were there to direct traffic. even then, this man tried crossing against the light, but eventually decided against it. sot - i stopped. i stopped. i stopped.you see the road was closed and i didn't know which way the traffic was going but now i got it. nats - whistle the closure starts in downtown from 4th and king and ends at the mariposa exit. construction
crews work 24 hours to replace hinges on the southbound 280 roadway. a caltrans rep tells us it was necessary to shut down the long stretch so workers could stage equipment in a safe manner. allyn amsk - caltrans public information officer sot - it's for the public's safety. sot - people would be more forgiving if we do one long wknd closure than lane closures that would go on for maybe a year. many drivers didn't know where to turn. sot - it's tough right now i don't know which way to go. sot - it's a lot worse than normal sot - i just don't know how to get there from here. we're from outta town. some fans heading to the ballpark planned ahead of time. sot - caltrain was def the easier option because the highway was closed. we usually go king street right here to the ballpark. sot - it would've been a complete nightmare so i'm happy this closure will be in effect until 5 tuesday morning. after that, caltrans will be done with southbound 280, but keep in mind parts of northbound 280 will shut down for the 4th of july and labor day weekends in order for crews to replace hinges. reporting in san francisco. golden state warriors player steph curry is showing support for a 7 year old albany boy
battling leukemia. curry attended one of two bone marrow drives in berkeley today for 7 year old baylor fredrickson. baylor underwent chemotherapy two years ago.but relapsed.and now needs a bone marrow transplant to save his life. donor officials say it has been difficult finding a match for him. because baylor is japanese and german. and there's a shortage of mixed ethnicity donors. for more information on upcoming marrow drives.visit a- a-d-p dot org. .*music . a taste of san francisco's carnaval where the grand parade featured more than 50 groups of dancers singers and floats. they all made their way through the mission district. more than 400-thousand people were expected to attend carnaval this weekend. which is a celebration of latin american and carribbean cultures. the highlight for many is always the parade. we asked a few spectators what
they like most. carnaval featured a soccer- theme this year. calling it a 'celebration of the world cup' which is taking place in brazil next month. for tomorrow we will seek gusting winds and mild weather. that formal fleet clear skies for tomorrow with a little bit of fog at the coast. the winds will hop around 30 mi. per hour by the bank. for tuesday
troops in afghanistan got a big surprise this memorial day weekend. president obama made an unannounced stop today to visit the bagram air base. it marks president obama's fourth trip to the country. this time.he addressed the country's involvement in afghanistan.promising that america's longest war will close at the end of the year. the president says the war is at a pivotal moment. with afghan forces taking over responsibility for the security of their country. but he also made it clear the u-s will likely maintain a limited role in afghanistan even after its combat mission ends this year. country music star brad paisley traveled aboard air force one with the president this weekend.
he performed for some of the 32,000 americans serving in afghanistan at a major rally. if you are looking for a way to honor our veterans tomorrow. here are some events around the bay area. in san francisco mayor ed lee and senator mark leno will speak followed by a parade. it starts at ten-thirty a-m in golden gate park. mill valley will be holding a parade. it starts in old mill park at ten-thirty a-m. san jose will have a service with a military aircraft fly- over. the event is at eleven a-m in oak memorial park. and in walnut creek. a service will be held in civic park at ten a-m. still ahead. giants and a's take to the mound. we have your bay area baseball! heat shields are compromised. we have multiple failures.
times and drove in four runs to lead the giants to an 8-1 rout of the twins. madison bumgarner struck out 10 and surrendered just three hits in seven innings to help the giants improve to a major league-leading 32-18. not such a great day for the a's. as toronto downed oakland 3-1 to complete a three-game sweep. the blue jays picked up their sixth consecutive win and sent the a's to their season-high fourth straight loss. they come home to host the tigers tomorrow. that's it for the kron 4 news at 11. stay connected with kron 4 and get latest news at kron 4 dot com. or download one of our mobile apps. we'll see you tomorrow morning!
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